69. Power supply cables for portable electrical equipment shall be placed clear of areas used for vehicles unless adequate protection for the cables is provided.
70. Electrical appliances and tools shall be constructed and used in accordance with the Canadian Standards Association specifications or with any other specifications acceptable to the Board.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
71. The personal protective equipment referred to in sections 72 to 74 shall comply with the Canadian Standards Association specifications for that equipment or, where a higher standard is required by a provincial authority having jurisdiction over the use of that equipment, the higher standard required by that authority.
72. Every person employed in an area where there is danger of injury to the feet from falling or moving objects shall wear safety shoes or boots, which shall be made available by his employer.
73. Every person employed in an area where there is danger of injury to the head from falling or moving objects shall wear a safety hat or helmet fitted with a chin strap.
74. Every person shall wear a buoyancy aid that is not dependent upon manual control to produce its buoyancy when
(a) required to work over water; or
(b) transferring between a ship and a tow.
75. Except as provided in section 74, every person shall wear a life jacket
(a) when crossing between a ship and the shore during the berthing or docking of the ship; and
(b) when crossing between one ship and another ship, where one or both of the ships are not moored.
76. Every person who is required to work on unmanned barges shall have two strips of reflective tape, each of which is not less than 19 mm wide by 230 mm long, attached to both front and back of his exterior jacket or coat when darkness or a dimly lighted condition exists in the working area.
- SOR/79-632, s. 7.
77. (1) A person employed in welding or burning operations shall wear eye protection designed to protect his eyes from the glare of the operations.
(2) A person employed in rivetting, drilling, grinding or chipping operations shall wear eye protection designed to protect his eyes from flying particles.
(3) Every person exposed to a threat of danger to his eyes from flying grit, chips or excessive heat or light shall wear suitable eye protection.
78. Every employer shall provide the appropriate protective clothing and respiratory equipment to an employee required to work with a substance or in an atmosphere that may adversely affect the employee’s health.
79. Every person who is required to work at a height greater than 3 m, on a mast or at the edge of any other structure that is not provided with guard rails, shall wear a safety belt fitted with a safety line that is rigged so as to limit the free fall of a person to not more than 1.2 m.
- SOR/79-632, s. 8.
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